Professor Bernard Quatermass' manned rocket ship returns to Earth but two of the astronauts are missing and the survivor seems ill and unable to communicate.
Did You Know?
During the rehearsals for the film, David Tennant
was offered the role of the Tenth Doctor in Doctor Who
(2005). This casting was not announced to the public until April 16, 2005, two weeks after the broadcast, but his fellow castmembers, and crew, became aware of the speculation surrounding Tennant. In the live broadcast, Jason Flemyng
changed Quatermass' first line to Tennant's character Dr. Gordon Briscoe from "Good to have you back, Gordon" to "Good to have you back, Doctor" as a deliberate reference. See more
When they show Victor the film in the hospital, we are looking through the transparent screen towards Victor. But the countdown numbers at the start of the film appear the right way round to us so they'd be the wrong way round for those watching from the other side of the screen. See more